Reviews in Italy declare that AC Milan has now opened a dialogue with Chelsea over the future of defender Fikayo Tomori and is making an attempt to drive down his price ticket.
Tomori, 23, spent the second half of 2020-2021 on loan on the San Siro. And it was a formidable time because the one-cap England man loved 16 begins amongst 17 Serie A appearances. Manager Stefano Pioli was happy with what he noticed and needs to safe a Canadian-born midfielder on everlasting phrases.
Milan have made no secret of their need to land the former Derby County loan man. And it was reported over the weekend that they have been eager to get the ball rolling.
Now it appears like negotiations are underway, with Marina Granovskaia preventing the corner of Chelsea. The Blues inserted a € 28m buy clause in its loan agreement with the Italian giants.
Eyebrows have been raised on the time because it was felt that the young man was price rather more. However Gazzetta dello Sport (through Sport Witness) claims Milan officers are presently making an attempt to decrease that payment.
The outlet notes that ‘Tomori’s mission got here alive’ and ‘every part might be unlocked in just a few days, if not just a few hours’.
Nonetheless, Granovskaia is driving a tricky deal and is said to have already turned down their first offer.
It’s believed that west London doesn’t need to promote Tomori. However the squad was solely a marginal determine and is clearly valued in Milan.
Gazzetta dello Sport has not given a timetable for feeling they’ll make a deal. And far will rely on Chelsea and the Blues ‘willingness to present Milan a reduction, which has moved to decrease the value’.
Tomori proves his price
After coming up by the youth ranks of Stamford Bridge, Tomori made his first-team look in Might 2016. However he has solely made 27 appearances in all competitions after being loaned to Championship golf equipment.
He spent time with Brighton, Hull City and the Rams earlier than transferring abroad first within the winter. Milan are said to have offered € 20m however Chelsea are unlikely to buckle.
Granovskaia is a ‘traditionally tough to crack’ nut by way of transfers and the Rossoneri is not going to have a straightforward experience.
Nonetheless, the report provides that Milan feels ‘the cost could be definitely worth the enterprise if it closed at € 28m’. That might be all of the gas the Chelsea director must push the Diavolo to pay the full amount required.
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